Lisa O’Brien joined The Forests Dialogue (TFD) in the winter of 2008. She has worked for Yale University for over 15 years. Prior to joining TFD she worked in the financial offices of the Yale Law School as a Financial Assistant and for the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES) as an Assistant Business Administrator. During this period, she also worked on various accounting projects for The Urban Resources Initiative (URI) based at Yale FES. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters, gardening, skiing, hiking and cooking. She received her B.S. in Business Management from Southern Connecticut State University.